Decision No. (70) with regard to consultations
Source: Ministry of Labour
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority,
After Perusal of Act No. (19) (2006) with regard to the regulation of the labour market,
And Decree (75) (2006) with regard to the formation of the board of directors of the labour market regulatory authority,
And after the approval of the board of directors of the labour market regulatory authority.
And upon the presentation of the deputy chief executive officer, the Acting chief executive officer, of the labour market regulatory authority,
Decided as follows:
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following g words and phrases, shall have the corresponding meanings:
The Authority: the labour market regulatory authority.
The board of directors: the board of directors of the authority.
The directorate of public relations: The directorate of the public relations of the authority.
Relevant agencies: Public or private agencies that have relationship with the policies of the labour market.
Subject of consultations: The bills for decisions and regulations, which the authority intends to issue, as well as all the measures to be taken by the authority, which may have an impact on the labour market.
Consultations: Exploration and survey of the proposals and opinions of the public and relevant agencies on the subjects of consultations.
(A) The authority shall carry satisfactory consultations to explore the opinions and proposals of the public and relevant agencies on the subject of consultations.
(B) The authority shall fix a reasonable time limit to give the public and relevant agencies the chance to deliver their opinions and proposals.
(C) The authority shall identify a one and fixed point to explore the proposals and opinions of the public and relevant authorities.
The authority shall explain the method of communication and procedure of receiving the consultations, through some or all of the following media:
1- Audio or audio- visual media.
2- Widely distributed daily newspaper.
3- LMRA web site.
4- Written notice about the details of the consultations, addressed to the relevant agencies.
5- Public queries &polls.
6- Seminars, conferences and workshops.
The chief executive officer of the authority may decide any other method of communication that satisfies the required transparency.
The consultations shall be conducted in Arabic, along with a translation to any other language, if deemed necessary.
The authority shall provide in its web site, the details of the current consultations, to make the public fully aware of all the suggested opinions and proposals.
The public, as well as the relevant agencies, shall adhere to the following:
(1) The opinions and proposals shall be limited to the subject of consultations.
(2) The proposals and opinions, shall be in writing, and may be dictated to any official of the authority.
(3) The proposals and opinions shall be presented to the directorate of public relations, within the time limit.
The chief executive officer shall prepare and raise to the board of directors a report, containing a summary of the outcome of the consultations and the recommendations thereof. Such report shall be raised to the board of directors within two weeks, and the board of directors shall decide what it deems fit.
The chief executive officer of the labor market regulatory authority shall implement this decision. This decision shall come into force consequently on the second day after publication in the gazette.
Minister of Labour
The chairman of the Board of Directors
Of the labour Market Regulatory Authority
Dr. Majeed Muhsin Al-Alawi
Issued on 28 Rabea Awal 1428 Hijri
16 April 2007
Notice: This decision was published in the official gazette no, 2808 0n 2August 2007
Last Update: Sunday 16 April 2006